Hyundai has released details on its Prius-fighter, the Ioniq Hybrid. The first of three Ioniq cars ahead to market will include a conventional hybrid powertrain making approximately 150 hp.
Under the sheetmetal, the Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid includes a 1.6-liter Kappa GDI engine with 104 hp and an electrical motor that pumps out 43 hp. This system functions alongside a dual-clutch transmission. Hyundai states the auto’s lithium-ion battery is positioned low to accomplish a low center of gravity and also improve cornering. A back multi-link suspension is said to enhance stability as well as hold for further taking care of enhancements.
In addition to detailing the hybrid’s powertrain, the automaker likewise launched main images of the exterior and interior. On the outside, the Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid looks fairly just like the one we detected last month, with a big rear lip and also triangle-shaped taillights. Inside, seek a flat-bottom wheel and blue accentuating around the touchscreen, air vents, and seat cushions.
After Hyundai presents the Ioniq Hybrid version, it will certainly highlight plug-in hybrid and also electrical variations. Expect the Ioniq to head our method at the New York automobile show some of months from present.